The Complexities of Syria in Congress



Daivd Hawkings looks to Arkansas to illustrate that past votes and party lines aren’t reliable indicators of how legislators will vote on Syria intervention. Republican House member Tom Cotton came into office last cycle on an anti-Obama platform. Now, he’s one of the most vocal supporters of the president’s approach.

On the other side, there is Democrat Mark Pryor who will “almost certainly vote against a resolution backing the president of his own party,” despite having supported President Bush’s push to clear Iraq of chemical weapons.

GAI Congressional Wire